Pamela Taylor - A Legend in Aesthetics

Long Island to the World: My Life-Long Passion for Makeup by Pamela Taylor As a child, I was destined to become a makeup artist. Even at the young age of five or six, I recall being attracted to color, texture, packaging, and anything to do with makeup. Some of my earliest memories are of shopping with my mom and being inextricably drawn to the makeup…

Michael Grandel: A Legend in Aesthetics

A Legend: Michael Grandel Mark Twain's fictional character Huckleberry Finn could have also been named Michael Grandel and the venues of his adventurous stories could have been set by the Lech and the Wertach, rather than the Mississippi. Concerning hair color and mischief, the young Grandel was in no way inferior to the fictional figure. However, in a move that greatly contrasts those of Huckleberry…

Dr. Mark Lees: A Legend in Aesthetics

Dr. Mark Lees- A Living Legend in Aesthetics Intelligent, pleasant, savvy, witty, personable, go getter… A few of the many ways to describe this most talented living legend, Dr. Mark Lees, who will celebrate his thirty third year of youthfulness in September of this year. In his short life, he has accomplished more than many people twice his age, yet remains a great person to…

Catherine Atzen - A Legend in Aesthetics

A Legend: Catherine Atzen Catherine Atzen was born in France and grew up in a family of entrepreneurs. Her father, a creative, risk-taker, built several enterprises in France and Australia and her mother, a bookkeeper by training, supervised the business’ finances. At the same time, Atzen’s grandparents educated her about the traits that prepared her for the life she chose; they taught her discipline, organizational…

Carol Phillips - A Legend in Aesthetics

Carol Phillips- Retailing Powerhouse By Rebecca James Looking for proof that goal setting works? Then watch the shinning example set by Carol Phillips, the diminutive 28 year old powerhouse of ideas and enthusiasm who took the salon world by storm just five years after graduating from beauty school. Today Phillips is the youngest of Dermascope’s remarkable list of industry Legends. And she’s earned every inch…

Barbara Salomone- A Legend in Aesthetics

Barbara Salomone- A Legend in Aesthetics Barbara Salomone thrives on a tight schedule of achievement. She can be found at one of her showrooms in Chicago, Boston, or Los Angeles, teaching a formulation class at her school, the Conservatory of Esthetics, overseeing the creation of new products for her Bioelements skin care like, writing one of the approximately 200 articles she’s had published in the…

Arnold M. Miller- A Legend in Aesthetics

In Memory of: Arnold M. Miller- A Legend in Aesthetics President and Co-Founder of Matrix Essentials, Inc. Visionary, Entrepreneur and Hairdresser Arnold M. Miller, 60, the dynamic industry leader who co-founded Matrix Essentials, Inc., in 1980 with his wife, passed away on December 26, 1992, in Boston, Massachusetts, after a year-long battle with cancer. Non one did as much as Arnold Miller to help people…

Alice Thiel- A Legend in Aesthetics

Alice Thiel- A Legend in Aesthetics What do you do when you are about to write a story of a new Living Legend and you want to surprise her? You go to a close admirer who has the details.. How much of an admirer is shown in this wonderful story, written so beautifully by her daughter, Christine Thiel. It is certainly high time for Alice…

Alexander Desy- A Legend in Aesthetics

Alexander Desy- A Legend in Aesthetics Alexander Desy was concerned professional aesthetician who believed that only the best was good enough both for his profession and his clients. Alexander came to aesthetics shortly after receiving a B.A. degree in English from Michigan State University in 1971. In 1977, he received his aesthetician’s license from one of the finest aesthetics schools in the United States. He…

Adrien Arpel - A Legend in Aesthetics

Adrien Arpel- A Legend in Aesthetics Adrien Arpel started in the cosmetic business accidentally, not with the intention of founding a dynast, but out frustration when she realized there were so few in the industry willing to take the time to teach an insecure beginner (or for that matter, more mature women) just how to become more attractive through the use of proper skin care…

Lina Gleizer- A Legend in Aesthetics

Lina Gleizer- A Legend in Aesthetics This Legendary leader in the skin care industry has combined Eastern traditions with success in the West. Lina Gleizer is making a difference in the way women see themselves and the way others see them. To understand why Lina is having such impact, we look to Romania and Russia. This is where Lina lived and studied, and where cosmetology…